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The Phoenix Suns are pushing hard for Luol Deng The Phoenix Suns have been pushing to land a marquee free agent to add to their young, exciting team. And, although the Suns landed Isaiah Thomas, they have failed to be a serious threat to land any of the big names thus far. However, that could all change if the Suns were to land Luol Deng. Even though Deng isn’t considered to be on the scale of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony or Chris Bosh, he is a very steady player that would immediately improve the young Suns’ roster.   ESPN sources say Phoenix has tried to force its way into the Luol Deng bidding tonight. Miami has been pressing all day for deal with Deng — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 13, 2014 With a nucleus of Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe (assuming they match a potential deal), Miles Plumlee, Isaiah Thomas and the Morris brothers, Deng could thrust the Suns into the playoffs, despite playing in the competitive Western Conference. In addition, with a boatload of draft picks and cap space, the Suns could always be players in a trade down the line with disgruntled star players from other teams. The one factor here could be that Deng turns 30 next season and may want to play for a team that has a better chance at competing for a championship.   The post Surprised team trying to get into the Luol Deng bidding war appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.

Luol Deng agrees to 2-year, $20 million deal with Miami Heat

Free agent forward Luol Deng agreed Sunday to a $20 million, two-year deal with the Miami Heat, said Herb Rudoy, one of Deng's agents. The deal includes a player option for the 2015-16 season, Rudoy said. Deng is entering his 11th NBA season, having spent almost his entire career with the Chicago Bulls. He appeared in 40 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers after a trade last season...

Luol Deng Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal With Miami Heat

Free agent forward Luol Deng agreed Sunday to a $20 million, two-year deal with the Miami Heat, said Herb Rudoy, one of Deng’s agents. The deal includes a player option for the 2015-16 season, Rudoy said. Deng is entering his 11th NBA season, having spent almost his entire career with the Chicago Bulls. He appeared in 40 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers after a trade last season...

Miami Heat: Luol Deng Signing Grade

Miami Heat: Luol Deng Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contracts: 2 seasons and 20 million This is one of the best signings of free agency. As a Chicago Bulls fan I was able to see 9 and a half seasons of Deng in red, and I miss him on my team. It’s a shame that we couldn’t resign him, but they wasn’t really a possibility because of the way...

Report: Heat Sign Luol Deng To A Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

Luol Deng has agreed to terms with the Miami Heat – Mandatory Credit: David Liam Kyle/Getty Images The Cleveland Cavaliers nabbed LeBron James from the Miami Heat, but the Heat have made an impactful move to ease the loss. According to Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, Luol Deng has reportedly agreed to terms with Miami on a two-year, $20 million deal. Free agent forward Luol Deng...

Suns Making Bid To Sign Luol Deng

The Phoenix Suns are making a bid to sign Luol Deng. Deng has also been in contact with the Miami Heat since LeBron James announced his departure on Friday and are pushing for a deal to be completed. The Atlanta Hawks have also been interested in signing Deng.

Luol Deng agrees to a deal with the Heat

credit: USA Today The Miami Heat lost Lebron James in free agency, but they did pick up a quality small forward to plug into the starting lineup to go alongside Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. That small forward would be Luol Deng, who has agreed to a 2 year, $20M deal with the Heat according to USA TODAY Sports. It is no secret that Deng was unhappy in Cleveland and a return to Chicago...

Miami Heat News: Deng Agrees to Deal with Heat

Out with LeBron, in with Luol. The Miami Heat’s post-LeBron James roster rebuild has continued with another major addition, as Luol Deng has agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal to play in South Beach, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Deng will have a player option in the second year of his contract, according to Wojnarowski. Deng, who reportedly was not willing...

How got the LeBron James ‘coming home’ story

LeBron James announced his decision to return to Cleveland on Friday by posting an essay co-wrote by Lee Jenkins on Sports Illustrated’s website. Jenkins knew of James decision on Thursday, via the Wall Street Journal’s Jeffery Trachtenberg: At some point on Thursday, Mr. Jenkins learned that Mr. James had made his choice. “The agreement was that he wouldn’t share the destination...

BREAKING: Luol Deng Signs Contract With Miami HEAT

Luol Deng announced this weekend that he will be evacuating the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team he joined midway through the 2013-2014 season, and moving to the Miami Heat to help seal up the recent departure of LeBron James.

Rockets Considering Deng, Ariza As Alternatives For Parsons

The Houston Rockets have been in discussions with Luol Deng and Trevor Ariza, and could sign one of the forwards as a replacement for Chandler Parsons, according to Jonathan Feigen. Houston appears less interested in matching the Mavericks offer sheet signed by Chandler Parsons, due to missing out on Chris Bosh. A... The post Rockets Considering Deng, Ariza As Alternatives For...

Luol Deng replacing LeBron in Miami

Hopefully we get a Heat - Cavs playoff series

NBA: Luol Deng Takes His Talents To South Beach

Photo via: Wikimedia Commons / Jeramey Jannene / Creative Commons The Miami Heat have a lot of work ahead of them, still recovering from the loss of LBJ and possibly Chris Bosh. In the wake of the diaster, the Heat have signed Sudanese sensation Luol Deng, who previously played for the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers. Deng, aged 29, is a two time NBA All Star, and will join...

Luol Deng Agrees To Sign With Heat On Two-Year, $20M Deal

Free agent Luol Deng has committed to signing with the Miami Heat, reaching agreement on a two-year, $20 million deal, league sources told RealGM. Deng’s agreement with the Heat will include a player option for the second season, a source said. After the departure of LeBron James, Pat Riley pushed hard over the weekend to sign Deng as his new starting small forward. One of the...

Report: Heat Nearing Deal With Luol Deng

It seems in the end the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers may simply end up swapping power forwards.  Marc Stein is reporting that the talented forward is nearing a deal with the Miami Heat. ESPN sources also say that Miami is making progress in its pursuit of Luol Deng to team him with Chris Bosh and soon-to-reupped Dwyane Wade — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 12, 2014 Deng...

Heat Retool, Sign Luol Deng To 2-yr/$20m Deal

In the vacuum left by LeBron James‘ departure, the Miami Heat brass have quietly gone about piecing together a team for the upcoming season.  They re-signed Chris Bosh to a long-term deal (5-yr/$118m) soon after hearing the news of the King’s decision, and with the Chicago Bulls recent signing of Pau Gasol, the frontrunners in the Dwyane Wade sweepstakes are seemingly...
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